Seattle: Flowers at Pike Place, a Windy Harbor Cruise, and One Very Gross Gum Wall

Technically speaking, I’ve been “in” Seattle probably sixty times before. You see, I used to have a client out in central Washington, and so each week, I’d fly there, stopping for a layover in Seattle before boarding a tiny plane bound for Wenatchee. Given that, I’d never really seen Seattle. But now, I am happy to … More Seattle: Flowers at Pike Place, a Windy Harbor Cruise, and One Very Gross Gum Wall

Seattle: In Awe at Chihuly Garden and Glass

When my family and I were discussing options for our weekend in Seattle, my cousin mentioned the “glass museum” offhand. Suddenly it clicked for me: Seattle was home to the Chihuly museum, featuring the magnificent, colorful glass sculptures of Dale Chihuly, whose work I have long admired. Of course we had to go there, I said. … More Seattle: In Awe at Chihuly Garden and Glass

Boston: Skating, Springtime, and One Scrumptious French Toast

Today, in things that happened a year ago that I haven’t blogged about yet, I thought I’d revisit my trip to Boston last spring. I often lament the fact that I’m not better at taking train trips to some of the near-to-me East Coast cities, and Boston is one of the ones I think about most. However, … More Boston: Skating, Springtime, and One Scrumptious French Toast